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Delivering content—in any class—through a story has positive effects on your students’ information retention.
Three strategies to make sure your content—not your technology—is your students’ main focus.
Eight tips on incorporating relaxation and intentional planning for the year ahead into your summer so you can return to school refreshed.
These profiles help schools direct resources toward building student competencies. See how they work.
Students gain by taking on interdisciplinary projects with community nonprofits, businesses, and government agencies.
Five vetted resources students can use to separate truth from fiction online.
We asked about the professional development books you’d recommend to your teacher friends. Here are the six that stood out.
You can’t make timed tests go away, but you can help make the stress more manageable for students.
Setting cell phone expectations early is key to accessing the learning potential of these devices and minimizing the distraction factor.
Negative attention doesn’t help difficult students change their ways, but teachers can alter classroom dynamics through this exercise.
A high school teacher tries a classroom management experiment thinking it will fail. Years later, he’s still at it.
Ideas for guiding girls toward positive interactions with each other.
Restorative practices—an alternative to punitive justice—keep kids in school, where they can learn how their behavior affects others.
Help your students increase their ability to concentrate with these exercises and discussion prompts.
Six suggestions for bringing a key idea from a Reggio Emilia–inspired school to your K–5 classroom.
Flash lessons get administrators out of their offices and into classrooms—and can strengthen their connections with teachers.
MathMobs are friendly competitions that tap into students’ motivation to play to engage them in math.
Over more than a decade, the author has developed a 14-point plan for encouraging students to engage deeply with math content.
A few ways teachers can help new middle schoolers—and their families—cope with this big change.
In her continuing efforts to improve her teaching, a middle school teacher moved from reworking the curriculum to updating her room.
With these apps and games, you can work coding lessons into any subject and any grade from early elementary through 12th.
Young students who are praised for being smart are more likely to cheat, a new study finds.
Guiding teachers who have years of experience takes sensitivity and a willingness to learn from them at the same time.
When you’re teaching a new subject or age group, use these six tips to tackle what you don’t know—and leverage what you do.